Annual tradition celebrates the holiday season with lights, music, and traditional cuisine
The Vineyards California Armenian Home Board of Directors, staff, residents and members of the public.
The Vineyards California Armenian Home invites members of the public to attend the 20th anniversary of their annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, December 5 at 6:00 p.m.
This special holiday tradition kicks off with the ceremonial lighting of a grand Christmas tree located adjacent to the park which will be adorned with festive lights for residents and the public to enjoy. Along with a beautiful array of colorful lights in the park, guests will enjoy carolers, a live band, dancers and traditional Armenian cuisine served in the AACL Hall.
Miss California 2018, MacKenzie Freed, will be in attendance as Master of Ceremonies while Miss Fresno County 2018, Kindle Cowger, will sing the national anthem.
Wednesday, December 5 at 6:00 p.m.
The Vineyards California Armenian Home
6720 E. Kings Canyon Rd.
Fresno, CA 93727
Parking for the Tree Lighting Ceremony will be plentiful, and golf carts will help transport guests to and from the parking area.
The annual Tree Lighting Ceremony is an opportunity for residents, their families and members of the public to come together and celebrate at The Vineyards California Armenian Home in the cheerful spirit of the holiday season. This year’s event will be held across the park at the statuesque Mimi Koligian Family flagpoles gifted to the senior living community earlier this year to commemorate the expansion project, The Vineyards.
About The Vineyards California Armenian Home
The not-for-profit corporation, the California Armenian Home was established in 1952 by the local Armenian community, who generously donated 40-acres of land in Fresno, California’s southeast countryside, the building, and the funds to furnish a continuing care retirement community. Today, over 65 years later, the renowned California Armenian Home offers both short and long-term, 24-hour skilled nursing, rehabilitation and assisted living residences, and takes most insurance programs.
On January 2, 2018, The Vineyards expansion of the California Armenian Home, Fresno County’s largest privately funded $42 million senior lifestyle community, opened for residents and offers private pay, month-to-month rents for resort-style independent living villas and apartments, assisted living and memory care apartments, plus a host of hospitality amenities including multiple dining establishments, recreation, fitness and daily needs services.
The Vineyards California Armenian Home welcomes senior residents of any national origin and includes dedicated and caring professional staff and volunteers. More information about The Vineyards California Armenian Home can be found by visiting www.lifeatthevineyards.org, and on Facebook and Instagram (@thevineyardslife).